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PHMSA Oil Spill Exercise & Response Training Videos

PHMSA has partnered with federal, state, local, and industry response organizations to develop training resources for the oil spill response community. 

The training resources can be incorporated into existing programs or serve as an orientation or annual refresher training when needed.

  • Video capture of overview of oil spill exercise and response.Overview of Oil Spill Exercise and Response - Covers the history, authorities, and complexities of oil spill response and outlines how the oil spill response community works together on planning, and provides an overview of oil spill exercise and response.


  • Screen capture of anatomy of oil spill exercise and response.Anatomy of Oil Spill Exercise and Response - Provides examples of roles and responsibilities during oil spill exercises and events and highlights the Unified Command and Incident Command System functions and how the "Planning P" is utilized during an exercise or incident.


The videos are available for download on PHMSA 's YouTube channel.  

Last updated: Tuesday, May 26, 2020